Designing Hyper-V Solutions

by Saurabh Grover
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Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: August 07, 2015

ISBN: 9781782171454

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Deploy Microsoft Virtualization and VDI solutions using real-world Hyper-V configurations

About This Book

  • Get acquainted with the basics of Windows Server Hyper-V 2012 R2 and understand how to efficiently design a highly available virtualization solution
  • Assess your physical server environment and understand the fundamentals of server consolidation and sizing of Hyper-V hosts
  • Design practical solutions for common design patterns with explanations of these design decisions

Who This Book Is For

This book is aimed at IT admins, consultants, and architects alike who wish to deploy, manage, and maintain Hyper-V solutions in organizations of various sizes. Readers are expected to have a working knowledge of managing Windows Servers and a fair understanding of networking and storage concepts.

What You Will Learn

  • Set up independent and highly available clustered Hyper-V hosts via GUI and PowerShell
  • Acquire knowledge about Generation 1 and 2 Virtual Machines, their creation and management, and also look at the VM Conversion process
  • Understand NIC Teaming, Extensible Virtual Switch, and other networking advancements
  • Gain insight into virtual machine storage changes and its follow-up benefits
  • Discover backup and recovery patterns for Hyper-V
  • Familiarize yourself with the essentials of Hyper-V Replica
  • Leverage the benefits of Microsoft VDI

In Detail

The IT community has already experienced the benefits of server virtualization. However, they were limited to one option primarily until Microsoft released its flagship Hypervisor platform. Windows Server Hyper-V 2012 and R2 along with Hyper-V Server 2012 and R2 present a cost effective yet robust virtualization solution to enterprises who wish to consolidate their physical server workloads or migrate their pre-existing VMware workloads to Hyper-V.